Category Archives: pool table recovering

The Game (pool tables)

Most of you reading this blog will have played a game of pool before or at least watched a game of pool in a pub or club or on television. What version of the game you have played or watched … Continue reading

Growth of pool tables (part 2)

Following on from my last blog when I am out and about pool table recovering I come across many different designs and manufacturers of pool tables which indicates the popularity of the game has grown over the years. Following on … Continue reading

Introduction to playing pool

Most people reading this blog would have played pool before or will at least have seen it played , either in pubs and clubs or on television. Depending on where you live in the world will determine what version of … Continue reading

Improvements of Billiard Tables

At around 1820 improvements were being made to the quality of billiard/snooker tables by Englishman Edwin Kentfield and American industrialist John Thurston who in 1826 began to use slate instead of wood as the bed of the table. This idea … Continue reading

Pool Rules that do not actually exist

Pool rules that do not actually exist You must double the black When out doing a pool table recovering job, I often hear this shouted out. It is one of those you hear around pool table halls when the player … Continue reading

History of Pool continued

The Beginning of British Pool continued…. Take yourself back to the 1960,s and think about how many pool tables would have been seen in and around the British Isles? Now fast forward to 1985 and the estimated number of pool … Continue reading